Madeleine Thien is the author of the story collection, Simple Recipes, and three novels, including Certainty and Dogs at the Perimeter. Her most recent book, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize, and won the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor-General’s Literary Award for Fiction. The novel was named to the New York Times Critics’ Top Books of 2016 and longlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Fiction. Madeleine’s work has been translated into twenty-five languages. The youngest daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada, she lives in Montreal.